Members Attend “Justice For Trayvon” Rally

Local 1991 Members Regina McDade, RN, and Gail Symonette, RN, were among more than 1,000 people who attended the “Justice For Trayvon” rally in downtown Miami on Sunday, April 1st.

The event was held at Bayfront Park and called for justice for Trayvon Martin, 17, of Miami Gardens, who was visiting family in Sanford when he was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain. The case has drawn worldwide attention. Speakers at the rally included the parents of Trayvon Martin: Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, Attorney Benjamin Crump and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson along with Commissioner Michelle Spence–Jones, Representative Cynthia Stafford, Commissioner Barbara Jordan, singer Betty Wright, actress Joe Marie Payton, former Miami Heat player Alonzo Mourning and many other elected officials, community leaders, and clergy.

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